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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Carney, Bruce W.
Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2001
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Bruce W Carney; Bruno Binggeli; W E Harris; Lukas Labhardt
|Description:||1 online resource.|
|Contents:||Preliminaries; Preface; Contents; Unusual Features in the H R Diagram; RR Lyrae Variable Stars; Stellar Populations; Metallicities; Relative Ages of Globular Clusters; Absolute Ages of Globular Clusters; The Distance Scale; The Milky Way System Kinematics; The Milky Way System Dynamics and Halo Mass Profile; The Milky Way System The Luminosity Function and Mass Distribution; An Overview of Other Galaxies Basic Parameters; The GCLF and the Hubble Constant; Globular Cluster Formation In Situ Models; Formation Mergers Accretions and Starbursts; Appendix An Introduction to Photometric Measurement.|
|Series Title:||Saas-fee advanced course 28, lecture notes 1998, Swiss Society for Astrophysics and Astronomy; Saas-Fee advanced course ... lecture notes, 1998.|
|Responsibility:||B.W. Carney, W.E. Harris ; edited by L. Labhardt and B. Binggeli.|
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